The Coalition and our public & private sector planning partners are pleased to present the

13th Annual Statewide Symposium in Support of Service Members,
Veterans & Their Families

April 19 & 20, 2023

Desert Willow Conference Center – Phoenix, Arizona

Registration Fee TBA


Thank you to the 2022 Symposium sponsors, planning team, presenters and participants for a great event! View the 2022 Symposium Recordings in the virtual conference center:

2021 Symposium Virtual graphic

Download the 2022 Symposium Event Packet

View the 2022 Symposium Agenda

Download the 2022 Symposium Event Guide


We are excited to announce that the 2023 Symposium will return to Desert Willow Conference Center! This will be the 13th year the Arizona Coalition for Military Families and our planning partners have hosted the Symposium and the focus remains the same…connecting and learning to strengthen how we collectively care for, serve, support, employ, educate and assist the 500,000+ service members, veterans and families that call Arizona home.




  • 2 days of event programming focused on increasing knowledge, skills and abilities for serving the military, veteran and family population.
  • General sessions featuring Arizona leadership and key statewide initiatives.
  • Breakout session topics across multiple learning tracks, with an emphasis on discussion and Q & A for every breakout.
  • Opportunities to network with representatives from the military, government and community exhibitors and attendees.


Looking for the Symposium? Join us in the Virtual Conference Center:



Everyone is welcome to attend! This includes:

Service members (Active Duty, Guard, Reserve), veterans & their family members

Representatives of military, government and community organizations:
Health care & allied health professionals, mental health providers & social workers, first responders, managed care providers, Veteran Service Organization members, employers & HR professionals, educators (early childhood, K-12, higher ed), faith-based community representatives and  attorneys & legal advocates

Anyone else in our community that is a part of building support for all who serve.

COST: There will be a registration fee for the event, which will include all programs, meals and snacks. Scholarships will be available to attendees statewide. Travel stipends may also be available. More details will be available this fall.

NOTE ABOUT CEUS: The plan is to provide CEUs for the 2023 Symposium


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If you are interested in sponsoring the Symposium, please contact for more information.

Symposium Archive

For information on earlier Symposiums, visit the event archive page to view overviews for each event.